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Quotations (as in Epcot Center, Orlando, Florida, USA)


· Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood (Marie Curie)

· If I have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants (Sir Isaac Newton)

· To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of junk (Thomas Edison)

· Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination (John Dewey)

· Discovery consists in seeing what everyone else has seen and thinking what no one has thought (Albert Szent Gyorgi)




It is with deep sorrow and sadness that we inform you of the tragic news of the passing away of Dr. Mieso K. Denko from the University of Guelph, Canada. Mieso passed away unexpectedly on April 27, 2010. We extend our deepest condolences to Mieso‘s family and friends.  Prof. Denko is an active SCS volunteer and is the tutorial chair of SPECTS 2010. His is also on the editorial board of SCS M&S Newsletter. Prof. Denko was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computing and Information Science, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada until his sudden death. He is the founding director of the Pervasive and Wireless Networking Laboratory (PerWiN) at University of Guelph. Dr. Denko received the best paper award for one of his paper in IEEE GLOBCOM 2009.

He published many journal and conference papers and authored or coauthored several books. He is also on the editorial board of several international journals. His research interests include performance evaluation of computer and telecommunication systems, mobile and wireless networks, pervasive and mobile computing and autonomic networks.  Dr. Denko is a member of SCS, senior member of IEEE and ACM.